Rating: 4.93 stars   28 reviews


3921 East Bayshore Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA


Canopy plants and cares for trees where people need them the most. We bring the life-giving benefits of trees to the schools, neighborhoods, and public spaces of the San Francisco Mid-Peninsula. Our vision is a day when every resident of the Mid-Peninsula can walk, play, and in all ways thrive under the shade of healthy trees. Together, we can bring this vision to life!


Canopy has planted thousands of trees in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. We have a 96% survival rate for newly planted trees. We've also reached hundreds of school kids with our education programs, helping them learn about the environment. We engage hundreds of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds in our tree planting and tree care. Canopy also advocated for our urban forest with local and state governments.

Target demographics:

Mid-Peninsula residents of all ages.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

In 2014, we planted 385 trees, tended 2,086 young trees, engaged over 1,007 volunteers, and reached 2,517 kids through educational activities!

Geographic areas served:

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and the greater Mid-Peninsula area.


Tree Plantings; Tree Care; Tree Walks; Education and Outreach; Right Tree in the Right Place; Teen Urban Forester Internships; Community Outreach; Advocacy.

2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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